Share a little about the materials, processes, and techniques used to create this cake Chocolate cake, home made from scratch, chocolate ganache , and Raspberry filling, chocolate cream cheese frosting. Handmade flowers with gumpaste, and green ribbon. What are you most proud of? The hand made gum paste flowers. I made them myself. What advice would you give someone starting this project? get a great chocolate recipe, and when looking at making gumpaste flowers, look at the craftsy classes. cook the cakes a day before and put them in the fridge overnight, makes it easier to work with. make the frosting the morning of and put back in fridge so that the icing sets beautifully.